Levon Helm http://kunc.org en The Band's Levon Helm Dies Of Cancer At 71 http://kunc.org/post/bands-levon-helm-dies-cancer-71 Drummer and singer Levon Helm was a founding member of The Band. Helm and his group played as a backup band for Bob Dylan in the 1960s. Later the band became famous enough to simply be called The Band. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 10:46:00 +0000 25961 at http://kunc.org Levon Helm, Legendary Drummer-Singer Of The Band, Dies http://kunc.org/post/levon-helm-legendary-drummer-singer-band-dies After a long battle with cancer, Leon Helm died today. He was 71.<p>"Levon Helm passed peacefully this afternoon," <a href="http://www.levonhelm.com/">a statement posted on his website read</a>. "He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered by all he touched as a brilliant musician and a beautiful soul."<p>Helm was the legendary drummer and singer of '60s rock act, The Band. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:30:00 +0000 25921 at http://kunc.org Levon Helm, Legendary Drummer-Singer Of The Band, Dies Levon Helm, Drummer And Singer In The Band, Dies http://kunc.org/post/levon-helm-drummer-and-singer-band-dies <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjCw3-YTffo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VShpcqd3zE</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:29:00 +0000 Will Hermes 25920 at http://kunc.org Levon Helm, Drummer And Singer In The Band, Dies The Band Drummer Levon Helm In Final Stages Of Cancer http://kunc.org/post/band-drummer-levon-helm-final-stages-cancer Sad news for fans of drummer Levon Helm: The longtime member of The Band is in the final stages of cancer, his family said Tuesday.<p>"Please send your prayers and love to him as he makes his way through this part of his journey," his wife and daughter wrote on the 71-year-old singer's <a href="http://www.levonhelm.com/" target="_blank">website</a>.<p><a href="http://www.billboard.com/news/levon-helm-in-final-stages-of-cancer-1006790752.story#/news/levon-helm-in-final-stages-of-cancer-1006790752.story" target="_self">Billboard reports </a>that Helm's voice was reduced to a whisper after he was Tue, 17 Apr 2012 22:56:00 +0000 25819 at http://kunc.org The Band Drummer Levon Helm In Final Stages Of Cancer World Cafe Remembers Levon Helm http://kunc.org/post/levon-helm-beyond-band-blues <em><em>This segment, from<em> Jan. 18, 2008</em>, is part of our </em>Vintage Cafe<em> series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances. Here, we remember</em> an Americana legend and drummer for the '60s rock group The Band, Levon Helm, who died in 2012.</em><p>Levon Helm first picked up a guitar at age 8, but soon switched to drums. Tue, 07 Jul 2009 15:49:00 +0000 David Dye 25985 at http://kunc.org World Cafe Remembers Levon Helm